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Desiree Riley Wins the Averitt Award for Excellence in Graduate Instruction.

Desiree Riley, who is completing her M.A. in English, has won the Averitt Award for Excellence in Graduate Instruction for 2015-16.  The Averitt Award is the highest honor bestowed upon graduate students within the Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies.   The Award for Instruction recognizes outstanding teaching by a graduate student.  Desiree is pictured here with two members of her thesis committee, Dr. Julia Griffin and Dr. Mary Villeponteaux.


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